The swan is one of the most important symbolic creatures in all of yoga. It represents the breath and the connection of the finite to the Infinite. The symbolic swan can take us from our tiny individual self to our expansive higher Self.
At Young Yoga Masters, we’re heading into a weekend of Inclusive Yoga Kids Yoga Teacher training and we’re preparing interesting supplies like bubbles, stickers and foam noodles. Whenever I see these fun props gathered in front of me, I’m reminded of the many ways we can engage children by planning activities and creating lesson plans… Read More →
My large experience in traveling the world and working is that we’re a lot much more alike than different at the heart. And sport is a great common denominator. – Dr. Frank Hayden A Revolution in Play Skills for Kids with Special Needs We become a wiser and kinder society when we try to understand… Read More →
Welcome to the first newsletter of 2017. Today I have a free downloadable workbook that I’ll explain more about below. I also want to make sure you know about the Early Registration Special that runs to the end of the weekend on the next module of Kids Yoga Teacher Training. The upcoming Themes and Dreams… Read More →
Christmas present shopping can be hard when you are not quite sure what a person needs. So today’s blog is a gift list with a twist. It’s filled with cool things I think anyone bringing yoga to children would want. Since most of the people reading this newsletter teach children yoga in one way or… Read More →
These last two weeks have been very difficult for many yoga loving, open hearted and equality minded individuals. I was one of many, many, people who stayed up through the night into the wee hours of 2:00 am in utter disbelief of the United States 2016 election results. I kept asking myself, “Is this actually… Read More →
Some schools and daycares are very enthusiastic about kids yoga. Others might be interested but need convincing. As kids yoga teachers it would be great to have a few scientifically supported reasons we could present to schools to convince them to add a yoga class for kids. What if we gathered a group of scientific researchers investigating the effects of exercise on kids’ brains and asked them to form a consensus on the benefits of exercise, what would they tell us?